Servicewomen killed in Alabama plane crash identified

Servicewomen killed in Alabama plane crash identified
Coast Guard Ensign Morgan Garrett, (L) left, and Navy Lt. Rhiannon Ross (R). (Source: U.S. Navy)

FOLEY, Ala. (AP) - Authorities have identified the two service members who were killed when their plane crashed in a residential Alabama neighborhood.

U.S. Coast Guard Ensign Morgan Garrett and U.S. Navy Lt. Rhiannon Ross were on a routine training flight Friday out of Naval Air Station Whiting Field in Florida when their plane crashed in Foley, Alabama.

The crash occurred southeast of Mobile, near the city of Foley and the town of Magnolia Springs.
The crash occurred southeast of Mobile, near the city of Foley and the town of Magnolia Springs. (Source: WPMI via CNN Newsource)

The T-6B Texan II aircraft crashed around 5 p.m. Friday. No one was injured on the ground.

Garrett was a student aviator for the Coast Guard. She was identified by the superintendent of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy.

Ross was later identified by the Navy.

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